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First Name Directory - Starting with W

This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.

Wafaa is an Arabic and Persian given name, that is usually female but occasionally male. Wafaa is an adjective which means "faithfulness" or "loyalty". The name may refer to:
Wakako (わかこ, ワカコ) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Valentina is a feminine given name. It is the feminine form of Valentine (lat. Valent īnus), where it is about a with suffix īnus (mask, īna fem.) qualified belonging adjective to the Latin epithet of Valens is (lat. valēns 'being' healthy, strong, powerful, to valeō). The word meaning of Movierung is Erich is so 'the associated Valens with' (younger sister, daughter or similar), personal name can not always be translated. A Russian form of the name is Valentina.
Wally is a feminine given name. The name Wally comes from old high German and is the short form of Walburga or also Waltraud. Derived from the name of the boy Walter he means "exercise, rule, ruler". The name became known in the 12th century by the poet Walther von der Vogelweide. In the English-speaking, Wally is rather used as a boys name.
Waltraud is a German female given name.
Waltraud is a German female given name. The name comes from the old high German and has the meaning "powerful ruler", but also with "the wielding divine", "the on the battlefield" or simply translated "the strong"; literally "those on (on the) battlefield slain relying party" to old Germanic whale, old Norse. valr, "slain on the battlefield" and trûen, trûwen, "believe, hope, trust", closely related with loyalty, since Osthoff from the idg. Root * dereŭo-drū "that tree" comes from the Nahuatl. The connotation of "familiar" occurs only in the Neuhochdeutschen.
Wanda (also, Vanda) is a female given name.
A male and female name, which occurs as a family name is Vanya (Russian Ваня, Hebrew וניה). Penetration is located mainly in the East Slavic area. The name is very popular especially in Russia, where he originated as a variant of the name. In parallel, the name but goes back up in the period of the Babylonian exile and there has a Persian origin.
Wealhþēow (pronounced [ˈwæɑ̯lxθeːo̯w]; also rendered Wealhtheow or Wealthow) is a queen of the Danes in the Old English poem, Beowulf, first introduced in line 612.
Roni is a Norwegian female given name. The name day for Rocky is the 17th of August. Roni was created from the German first name part of win - or Wen - what is derived from Wini and means as much as friend. The name took its spread since the 1500s in Norway. From 1940 until the early 1970s the name Rocky most in female newborns in Norway was given, so more than 1% of newly born girls received the name Rocky. 2009 14.586 Norwegian women bore the given name.
Wendelgard is an old German feminine given name.
Wendy is a feminine given name.
Wenke is a feminine given name.
Wera is a feminine given name.
Wiebke, also: Rick, Lannilyn, is a female given name. Other variants are Wibbke, Wubbke, Wübbke, Wajedee, Richard, Vibbeke, Vipcke; Danish Vibeke, Swedish Viveka.
Widad is a feminine given name.
Wiebke is a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
Wilhelmina (also: Wilhelmine) is a feminine given name, the Dutch and German form of Wilhelm or William, which is derived from the Germanic wil, meaning "will, desire" and helm, meaning "helmet, protection." Wilhelmina was ranked in the top 1000 most popular names for girls in the United States between 1900 and 1940 but is rarely used today. In many European countries, this name is once again very popular.
Wilhelmine female given name like used since the 17th century, developed from the male Wilhelm is known − − also in the form of Wilhelmina. It also occurs as a place name.
Willemijn is a Dutch female given name.
Wilma, also Vilma, is a female given name.
Idris is an old German feminine given name. The name comes from the old high German and connects willio (will) with trud (power, strength).
Wiltrud is a feminine German given name. Notable people with the name include:
Winifred is a feminine given name.
Geoff is also a female name a German male given name in Denmark and East Frisia. He occasionally can be found also in the Netherlands, South Africa and Indonesia, both for men and women. Recently, it is often used as a version with ie at the end. Sometimes he transforms into surnames, as in Scandinavian countries, Indonesia and the United States.
Wivine is a feminine given name.

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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